Men Without Work

Lawrence H. Summers
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government

Nicholas Eberstadt
Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute
Author, Men Without Work: America's Invisible Crisis
Jason Furman
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Chair, Council of Economic Advisers (2013-2017)
Lawrence H. Summers (Moderator)
Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University
Co-Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School

Panelists Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute and author of Men Without Work: America's Invisible Crisis, Jason Furman, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (2013-2017), joined moderator Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University and Co-Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, for a panel discussion to reflect on employment crisis amongst "prime-age" men twenty-five to fifty-four. The panelists defined the exact problem as they saw it and discussed their differing opinions on its causes and possible remedies.